ALM Editions

ALM is available in various editions. For details on the availability of ALM functionality according to editions, see ALM Functionality by Edition.

HP ALM Edition

Description

HP ALM A unified platform for managing and automating processes, activities, and assets for building, testing, delivering, and maintaining applications. It includes modules for requirements, test, defect, and development management, and overall release and project planning. HP ALM helps organizations drive consistent processes, shared best-practices, and asset sharing across projects.
HP Quality Center (QC) Enterprise Edition

QC resides on the same unified platform as HP ALM. It is a unified quality management platform that efficiently scales from a single project to multiple, enterprise-wide projects and releases. QC enables you to manage application quality with consistent, repeatable processes regardless of your methodology of choice, from Waterfall to iterative methodologies such as Agile.

HP ALM Performance Center Edition

Functionality for the complete management, scheduling, running, and monitoring of performance test scripts. It resides on the same platform as HP ALM and integrates directly with HP ALM and HP LoadRunner.

HP Quality Center (QC) Express Edition

Provides a subset of HP ALM product functionality, and is designed to introduce new customers to HP ALM. It provides core functionality for test management and defect management.

HP Quality Center (QC) Community Edition

Provides a subset of HP ALM product functionality, and is designed to introduce new customers to HP ALM. It provides core functionality for test management and defect management.

Note: Before using the community edition, you must assign named licenses to your users. Only then can the users successfully log in to ALM and see the appropriate modules. For more information on assigning named licenses, see Managing Licenses